Summer Programs for High School Students at the University of Texas Austin
Students will develop an introductory-level working understanding of Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience. Also, we will explore clinical applications and potential career options within the field. Students enrolled in this course will become familiar with a broad range of topics that they may encounter in future studies. Guest instructors will include a wide range of Neuroscientists, Neurosurgeons, and field-related professionals.
Dr. Lisa Griffin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education. She has a PhD in Neuroscience and is the Director of the Movement and Cognitive Rehabilitation Science graduate program. Dr. Griffin teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in neuromuscular control and anatomy. She is the Director of the Neuromuscular Physiology Laboratory and investigates neuromuscular control of movement during perturbations such as injury, fatigue and aging. She has expertise in single motor unit recording with intramuscular fine-wire electrodes and in the design of functional electrical stimulation systems for individuals with paralysis from spinal cord injury and stroke.
- Jun 24 - Jul 14: Residential - $7,499
- Jun 25 - Jul 13: Commuter - $3,999